Follow On Faith for live Tweets and updates from the Dalai Lama’s scheduled “Talk for World Peace at the West lawn of the U.S. Capitol Saturday morning, a feature event of his Buddhist Kalachakra festival.
Whoopi Goldberg is scheduled to act as emcee for the free public event, billed as the Dalai Lama’s largest public appearance since he renounced his political role to focus on his spiritual one. Cellist Michael Fitzpatrick will lead the invocation. The Buddhist leader will also take questions that were submitted in advance of the event.
Check out the Kalachakra2011 Web site for more information if you’re planning to attend, or stay tuned to this page for live Tweets and photos from the talk.
Read Buddhist author Matteo Pistono’s reflection on the question, Who is the Dalai Lama?
Read, What is the Kalachakra?